Online and Downloadable PD Exercise Videos
APDA- Greater St. Louis Chapter, Exercise Videos
Publisher: American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Greater St. Louis Chapter
This archive contains nearly 500 exercise videos at various levels (1, 2 & 3), including: basic exercise for PD, cardio, seated exercise, Tai Chi (standing and seated), interval training, movement training, yoga, 50-50 fusion, kickboxing, balance and flexibility, stretch and strength training. Most videos are about an hour long.
Parkinson’s UK – Online exercise videos for people with Parkinson disease
Includes information and online exercise videos for people at all stages of PD.
European Parkinson’s Disease Association – EPDA ExerciseCast EPDA
Board member and respected physiotherapist Josefa Domingos, together with speech and language therapist John M. Dean, produced this series of videos to help people with Parkinson’s exercise from the comfort of their own homes.
Dance for PD
Publisher: Canada’s National Ballet School
Archived exercise classes from Brooklyn and Toronto, Canada to increase coordination, balance, flexibility, and strength through music and movement from a broad range of dance styles. Latest video was posted in May 2018.
Moving for Better Balance – Part I
Publisher: Jamestown New York YMCA, May 1, 2013
This 10-minute instructional video is the first of two parts taught by a Jamestown New York YMCA staff member using Moving for Better Balance, an evidence-based fall prevention program. The entire class is five hours over two days. To take the class in person, contact your local YMCA and ask if they offer Moving for Better Balance.
Moving for Better Balance – Part II
Publisher: Jamestown New York YMCA, May 2, 2013
This 5-minute instructional video is the second of two parts taught by a Jamestown New York YMCA staff member using Moving for Better Balance, an evidence-based fall prevention program. The entire class is five hours over two days. To take the class in person, contact your local YMCA and ask if they offer Moving for Better Balance.
The Australian Physiotherapy Association – Safe Exercise At Home
Safe Exercise at Home aimed at the general older population, but with exercise options across three levels of difficulty.
Be Active – and Beyond
Publisher: American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), 2019
Although not a video, this 36-page guide to exercise and wellness provides information on exercises designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s Disease. This includes a daily exercise program, complete with step-by-step instructions and images, and an exercise log to keep track of efforts and goals. In addition, it provides motivational tools to get you started and keep you going on your wellness journey.